Friday, May 24, 2013

Free 'Bring Your Own Bucket' Event

Deschutes Recycling and Newport Avenue Market are sponsoring the second annual Bring Your Own Bucket Event.

When: Saturday, June 1, 2013
Where: Newport Avenue Market (1121 NW Newport Avenue, Bend)
When: 10:00 a.m. -  while supplies last

Customers are invited to come down to Newport Avenue Market in Bend and bring their own 5 gallon bucket to fill with Deschutes Recycling's ReGrow compost for free, (while supplies last).

ReGrow compost is a nutrient rich product made from locally recycled yard trimmings, recycled food and vegetable trimmings.  ReGrow compost is a perfect supplement to the sandy Central Oregon soils.

One cubic yard ReGrow compost bags will also be available for purchase at Newport Avenue Market.

For more information, contact 541-382-3940.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Deschutes Recycling and Knott Landfill Closed Memorial Day

Deschutes Recycling and Knott Landfill will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of Memorial Day.

Please remember Deschutes Recycling, Knott Landfill and all Transfer Stations are closed Sundays.

The facilities will re-open on Tuesday, May 28th at 7:00 a.m.

Additional holiday closures throughout the remainder of the year include: 
Independence Day, July 3, 2013
Labor Day, September 2, 2013
Veteran's Day, November 11, 2013
Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2013
Christmas Day, December 25, 2013
New Year's Day, January 1, 2014

For more information on the products and services Deschutes Recycling has to offer, visit or call 541-388-1910.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Let's Pull Together Event

Let's Pull Together is a noxious weed eradication event consisting of collaborative partnerships with city and county governments, park, school and irrigation districts, neighborhood and homeowners associations, the forest service and state parks, local businesses and our incredible volunteers all join together for good times and clean country (city) living.

When: June 8th, 2013 Meet at your preferred weed pull site at 9 am for group orientation and identification training with weed experts. Complimentary festivities for volunteers will follow in each community at high NOON.

How to get involved:  Bring your weeding tool of choice, your friends, your family, your group and join in. Meet at any one of the locations on June 8th, 2013. Site coordinators and on-site noxious weed experts will assist you in identifying native plants and noxious weeds.  Sites are Family Friendly for children of all ages, and for adult of all physical ability levels. Mobile/Walking groups will depart meet-at location after orientation.

For more information and site locations, visit